the riff raff and riz mc
Friday 26 October
Joining forces, The Riff Raff (Alex Thompson) and Riz MC (known for his 'Post 9/11 Blues') performed as part of BBC Electric Proms Introducing... playing tracks of their own and a combining for a special collaboration.
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- BBC Electric Proms Introducing...
- The Riff Raff and Riz MC performed as part of BBC Electric Proms Introducing...
Minute by minute report, via text message, by the BBC's Manish Pradhan.
- 20:33 - BBC Electric Proms Introducing... MC Riz takes centre stage. Tonight is going to be raw!
- 20:37 - Riz MC can't believe he's playing the Jazz Café.. He starts with his new electro single 'People Like People'.
- 20:39 - Go go go go!..watch the video, it'll make sense.
- 20:43 - A burst of Post 9/11 Blues whilst the band set up. Music with a message.
- 20:44 - 'Sour Times' is next, with live orchestra. The crowd listen intently...
- 20:48 - There's a hush in the Jazz Café ...one man with one mic has everyone hanging on his every lyric. Massive applause follows.
- 20:51 - Riz MC shouts up to The Riff Raff, "You're on. I'll be back"
- 20:53 - Lead singer Alex Thompson introduces 'Chaos Is Hard'. He want's a mutiny.
- 20:59 - The Riff Raff turn up the volume... it's hard to sit still. Hip hop with electric guitars, never heard that before. Seems to work.
- 21:01 - The chello comes out for 'So Long'
- 21:05 - Riz is back. They tell everyone how they've bonded.
- 21:06 - The first of the two unique collaborations, 'Double Click'.
- 21:08 - This is 100mph!
- 21:12 - Harry joins the vocals for Outside..rapping to Jazz music. Crowd are in full swing.
- 21:17 - The boy's sign off... That's what the Electric Proms is all about.
also at bbc electric proms
- Performed alongside The Riff Raff and Riz MC:
- Mark Ronson with special guests and the BBC Concert Orchestra
- Paul McCartney
- Kaiser Chiefs via David Arnold
- Bloc Party
- Ray Davies and friends
- Agaskodo Teliverek
- Ben Westbeech
- Basquiat Strings
- The Beatles: Help!
- Bob Dylan: The Other Side of the Mirror
- Breed 77
- Charlie Louvin
- The Chemical Brothers
- Cold War Kids
- The Coral
- Daft Punk: Electroma
- Duke Special
- Durrty Goodz
- Edwyn Collins
- The Enemy
- The Flaming Lips:
UFOs at the Zoo
- Kano presents London Town
- Kid Harpoon
- Noah and the Whale
- Once in a Blue Moon:
A tribute to Lal Waterson
- The Metros
- New Cassettes
- Radio Luxembourg
- Reverend and the Makers
- The Riff Raff and Riz MC
- Sam Isaac
- Sigur Rós: Heima
- SOIL & "PIMP" SESSIONS with Jamie Cullum
- Taio Cruz